Windows Phone

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Windows Phone
Windows Phone 8 logo and wordmark.svg
DeveloperMicrosoft Corporation
Written inC, C++[1]
OS familyWindows
Working stateUnsupported
Source modelClosed-source
Initial release
  • NA: November 8, 2010
  • EU: October 21, 2010
  • PAL: October 21, 2010
Latest releaseWindows Phone 8.10(8.01.10211.204) / December 20, 2012
Available in25+ languages[2]
Package managerZune Software, Windows Phone App, Windows Phone Store, xap on Windows Phone 8 and later
PlatformsQualcomm Snapdragon (based on ARMv7)
Kernel typeMonolithic (Windows CE) (Windows Phone 7) Hybrid (Windows NT) (Windows Phone 8)
Default user interfaceGraphical (Metro UI)
LicenseCommercial proprietary software

Windows Phone (formerly Windows Mobile) is a discontinued operating system from Microsoft for mobile phones. It is less popular than Android and iOS.[source?]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lextrait, Vincent (February 2010). "The Programming Languages Beacon, v10.0". Retrieved February 12, 2010.
  2. Petersen, Palle (June 20, 2012). "Windows Phone 8 announced today: will support 50 languages". Microsoft Language Portal Blog. Microsoft. Retrieved July 21, 2012.